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As a medical person I found the incite of the author very interesting. I loved the excitement of the castaway theme and the growth and perseverance of the heroine.Published 22 months ago by Gloria Shea
The book starts out slowly, but before long the reader is drawn into the fascinating world of sailors, pirates, merchantmen, and what occurred on eighteenth century British ships. Read morePublished on October 13, 2012 by Bonnie Ferrante
The perennial advice to writers is "write what you know." In the case of author Linda Collison, it is clear that she knows a great deal--and much of it from first hand experience. Read morePublished on July 22, 2012 by Ulfilas
STAR CROSSED by Linda Collison tells the seafaring adventure of an ambitious young lady, Patrica Kelley, who was born on a plantation in Barbados. Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by M. Muir
A great novel. Collison really keeps the pages turning. Can't wait for a sequel . . .Published on October 9, 2009 by Matt P. Campbell
Linda Collison's STAR-CROSSED reminded me of a mixture of The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Illustrated American Classics) and a more mature The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle... Read morePublished on November 2, 2008 by Angela Thompson
Star-Crossed is an excellent and historically accurate seafaring novel. The story, told in first person, is the account of Patricia Kelley, a young girl who is orphaned, broke, and... Read morePublished on September 9, 2008 by Stacie L. V. Davis
Abandoned and penniless, Patricia Kelley, once a gentleman's daughter, stows away on a ship headed for the West Indies, and Barbados, the island of her birth, in hopes of... Read morePublished on July 23, 2008 by The Compulsive Reader
You don't just feel you are in the adventure, you learn as you read. I love that the class, race, and gender all play a part in this tale. Read morePublished on January 5, 2008 by Amazon Customer